Cashew Pumpkin Dip, Vegan and Gluten-Free

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cashew pumpkin dip gluten free vegan recipe

Pass on the pile of candy and dive into a bowl of Cashew Pumpkin Dip this Halloween!  It’s secretly healthy and tastes just like pumpkin cheesecake!  Dip into it with apple slices, pretzels or spread onto graham crackers for a delightful snack…or just eat it by the spoonful like I did 🙂

This recipe takes only a few minutes to make.  Simply blend creamy cashew butter, pumpkin, maple syrup and spices until fluffy.  Cashew butter is a mild tasting nut butter that works well in recipes.  It’s also super buttery, which makes for a decant dessert!  Cashews are a great source of zinc, biotin, iron, potassium and magnesium.  They also provide protein and monounsaturated fat, making this a snack that will keep your glucose levels in check and in turn preventing sugar cravings.  Sugar cravings and Halloween are a bad combo!

cashew pumpkin dip gluten free vegan recipe
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Cashew Pumpkin Dip

The best recipe for Cashew Pumpkin Dip
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 122kcal
Cost $

Ingredients

  • 1 can pumpkin
  • ¼-1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup cashew butter
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch sea salt
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Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a food process or high-speed blender. Puree until smooth and creamy.
  • Serve with apple slices, pretzels and graham crackers 🙂

Notes

P.S. Leftovers make a tasty topping on whole grain toast for breakfast 🙂
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Nutrition

Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.04mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
Cristina C. RD LDN
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